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Question:
 Why use the GMPBasic traceability system ?

Birds and Parrots

Statement:
The world is a shrinking environment for animals in the wild.
Through using the 'GMP' system, you will be linking into a central
World Animal Database.
This means that your animals domestic or 'licensed' wild animals
will be 'TRACEABLE'

Question:
 What does this traceability mean ?

IDEXX Vet Laboratories

Each animal's DNA can be collected & determined.

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Answer:
 
Each animal in your possesion or ownership should be UNIQUELY
 identified.

There are various identifiers & tools available in the market place:-

a. DNA
b. Photos
c. Visual, non re-usable plastic tags
 metal tags
d. Visual, non re-usablee. Microchip implants

In the GMP system, many of these
 markers are utilised.

The GMP system uses a unique, patented coding structure for issuing its ANCHOR numbers for:

 - Livestock,
 - Birds,
 - Companion animals, 
 - Wildlife,
 - Exotic animals.

 

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AFRIKAANS

  - Software Features -


Register as a user, set up your details
Register your property location.
Register each BIRD with its GMP code & its MICROCHIP Tag.

               Microchip Implant              

                           Microchip         &        RFID stick readers

RFID stick readers for reading the MICROCHIP implants to your GMPBasic software system

Microchip implants are used in conjunction with a variety of identifiers in the GMPBasic animal management and traceability software system

Register the animal details.
Register the medical treatments applied
Register routine procedures applied eg. Vaccinations, de-worming, dipping etc.
Register status of animal eg.active, quarantine, dead, sold etc

 

Birth Status - Link female and male breeding pairs
Dam / Sire status
Bird details & movement details
ADG - Birth to weaning - Weights entered

Change of ownership (change of location)

Notifiable diseases record or EROSION disease notification to potential new owner.

Veterinarians can enter their client’s bird test results eg. Psittacosis, Beak & Feather Disease, DNA sexing etc on line to the benefit of all bird producers who will be able to insist on the animal’s latest health screening tests conducted prior to purchase.

Info for Bird breeders

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The GMPBasic software has a variety of licence structures.
This is to accommodate the various animal groups.

 

Bird Farmers and keepers
The users download or purchase a DVD containing the software.
Once they have installed the software on their computer they purchase an ACTIVATION key from GMP to access the MICROCHIP section and a UNIQUE computer code for each animal issued from the central data base for :
    -Birds
    -Horses
    -Cats
    -Dogs
    -Reptiles etc.

Costs of the software license for 2011 (until further notice) :

Annual Activation Key = R250.00 (Vat excl.)
Once off - Individual animal GMP HR code = R20.00 (Vat excl.)
  
The program and system features are continually on the improvement. Your feedback and positive comments will be appreciated.

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